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19.08.2010

LDRS-29 DVD Published

ROC President Wedge Oldham, a veteran of many LDRS and Balls Launches, had steered the ship intro safe harbors after what could be considered a stressful week. Wedge led his teams through wind storms, dumpster fires, the Discovery Science Channel controlling the pace of the launch and too many special requests to count. Like all LDRS launches, there were challenges. The key is how prepared you...[more]

Category: Market

09.08.2010

Sigma Rockets Introduces How-To Video for Beginners

For those that are new to model rocketry, a great place to begin is with a starter set.  A starter set provides all the parts needed to create a model rocket and launch it.  There are variations on the contents of the available packages; some come with motors, others come with two rockets.  Whatever the combination, the starter set is sure to propel oneís interest in model...[more]

Category: Market

22.07.2010

Giant Leap Rocketry Releases Magna-Frame

Giant Leap Rocketry, Inc. has released its Magna-Frame. It is a composite airframe of high strength, grey vulcanized fiber interlaced with phenolic. There is a proprietary coating inside and out that seals out moisture. It is then high-temperature cured to create a high-strength composite structure. Magna-Frame uses a military-grade vulcanized fiber for extreme strength (you'll know because it...[more]

Category: Market

20.07.2010

IMR Unveils New Website

The Interessengemeinschaft Modellraketen (IMR), a multi-national model rocketry organization for the German-speaking areas (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), relaunched its website.  The site now runs on the same sophisticated Content-Management-Framework like EMR and is managed through Raketenwelt.de, a special model rocketry hoster. The advantages are better handling of website...[more]

Category: Organizations

19.07.2010

NAR Presents First Annual HPR Tech Award at NSL 2010

At the 2010 National Sport Launch held over Memorial Day Weekend in White Sands and Alamogordo, New Mexico, the National Association of Rocketry (NAR) awarded its first annual High Power Rocketry Technology Achievement Award, which went to John Derimiggio (NAR #136) for an altimeter design.  This design can be seen at Rocketry Planet (see link below), where it was previewed before its debut...[more]

Category: Organizations

19.07.2010

Third Generation Flight Controller From Black Magic

Black Magic Missile Works has released its third generation Universal Flight Controller with Open System Developerís Module specifically designed to meet the needs of individuals, small companies and educational institutions that have advanced rocketry programs.  The system is fully modular, configurable and programmable, yet is extremely cost effective.  It supports flights up to the...[more]

Category: Market

13.07.2010

Rocketarium Announces New 24mm Motor Retainers

Rocketarium.com announces new 24mm motor retainers. These are compatible with Aerotech, Cesaroni Pro24, and Estes motors.These quality retainers are precision-machined from aluminum and are anodized. This product is made in the USA. The motor retainers are available for immediate purchase.International orders over $100USD only pay $9.95USD in shipping.[more]

Category: Market

13.07.2010

Virtual Model Rocketry PC Game Has Been Released

Independent video game development studio Prowler Studios announced today the release of Virtual Model Rocketry. The game is a model rocketry simulator that allows players to launch rockets in a 3D environment, complete with varying wind conditions, rocket sizes, engine types and difficulty levels. The use of an accurate physics simulation provides realistic trajectories and the forces that...[more]

Category: Market

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